Cazanave, Christina

Title: Instructor and Director of Field Education (BSW Program)

Department:  Undergraduate Social Work 




  • Bachelor of Social Work, Saint Leo University
  •  Master of Social Work, University of Central Florida

Christina Cazanave graduated from Saint Leo University with a Bachelor of Social Work. She went on to earn her Master of Social Work from the University of Central Florida. She has over ten years’ of experience in child welfare and school social work, with an emphasis on drop-out prevention and at-risk youth. She has served on various community boards and child welfare committees that work towards equal educational opportunities for low-income communities. Professor Cazanave has presented at workshops on relationship building with at-risk youth and their families.  

Community Affiliation:

  • National Association of Social Workers - Member  
  • Association for Community Organization and Social Administration - Member
  • National At-Risk Education Network - Member

Teaching & Professional Interests:
Professor Cazanave specializes in community social work and program sustainability. She currently teaches Social Welfare Policy, Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Documentation and Technology and Community Social Work (Macro) for the department.  When she is not in the classroom, her research interests include community and program stabilization within public policy.   



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